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Worth House and Service Wing, Somerby

Description: Worth House and Service Wing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189891

OS Grid Reference: SK7794710587
OS Grid Coordinates: 477947, 310587
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6874, -0.8483

Locality: Somerby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2PZ

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Listing Text


(north side)
19/134 Worth House
and service wing


House. 1766 and early C19 with late C19 additions. Coursed and
squared ironstone and brick with limestone ashlar dressings and
slate roofs. Chamfered plinth, quoins, 2 coped gables with
kneelers, 3 brick gable stacks. 2 storeys plus garrets, 4 bays.
South side has 3 bay front with single bay wing to right. Front
has central C19 gabled porch with panelled door and overlight,
flanked by single glazing bar sashes with rendered lintels, that
to the right being larger. Above the door, a smaller glazing bar
sash flanked by single slightly larger sashes. Between the
sashes to the right, a small datestone inscribed 'Anno Domini
1766'. Service wing has on each floor a glazing bar sash. West
gable has a small garret casement to right with segmental head.
East gable has to right, a blocked garret casement.

Listing NGR: SK7794710587

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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